The announcement was made while Carter was playing in the $30K Mid-Atlantic Clay Court Championships in Midlothian, Virginia, and in fact Carter ended up winning both the singles and doubles titles and $8000 payday that went with it. You can view full results from that event at this link.
Liz Ferris is now officially the women's head coach at UC Irvine after serving as UC Irvine's interim women's head coach last year. Ferris went 6-18 last year after replacing Mike Edles who retired in September.
Taylor Fogleman was named as the women's assistant at Texas. Fogleman, who was the women's assistant at Rice for the last three season, replaces Courtney Dolehide who left in June after being accepted into Georgetown's MBA program.
Cris James is the new men's assistant under at NC State. James was previously a head coach at Illinois State and an assistant at Notre Dame.
Quetzali Vazquez is the new women's assistant at North Florida. Vazquez graduated from UNF in May and will replace Fernando Guillen.
2017 NCAA Singles Champion Thai-Son Kwiatkowski will make his main draw ATP debut next week after being awarded a wild card into the Dell Technologies Hall of Fame Open which is an ATP 250 grass-court event that takes place in Newport, Rhode Island. Georgia Tech rising senior Chris Eubanks and North Carolina rising sophomore Will Blumberg were awarded wild cards into the qualifying draw. The actual draws should be out sometime on Saturday.
A slew of future college players (62 according to TRN's google spreadsheet) will be playing at the USTA Boys' 18 & 16 National Clay Court Championships in Delray Beach, Florida with play set to begin on Sunday. Princeton commit Bill Duo and Harvard commit Harris Walker, both 2018 commits, are the top two seeds in the Boys 18 draw. All the draws including doubles are available at this link. Also make sure you check out that spreadsheet that the Tennis Recruiting Network put together - very informative!!